Banditry: FG Approves Construction of Police Barracks in Katsina Varsity

editorNovember 24, 2021 4:13 Pm

Francis Sardauna in Katsina

The federal government has approved the construction of a mobile police barracks in the Federal University, Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA), Katsina, Katsina State to enhance the safety of the students and the host community.

The Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Armaya’u Hamisu Bichi, while briefing journalists Wednesday in preparation for the 5th and 6th combined convocation of the institution, said the establishment of the police base in the university would tackle security challenges in the area.

He said: “We had gone to the office of the National Security Adviser and asked for help and the federal government has approved the construction of a mobile police baracks within our main campus.

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While reiterating that he has established Faculties of Law, Engineering and Medicine and is awaiting approval from the NUC, Bichi said plans are on to convert the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina, to be the University Teaching Hospital to avert medical tourism in the country.

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